Tom Hanks stars in the first ‘News of the World’ teaser trailer.

Tom Hanks stars in the new teaser for upcoming western News of the World.

Hanks plays a widowed Civil War veteran who agrees to deliver a girl, taken by the Kiowa people years ago, to her aunt and uncle, against her will. They travel hundreds of miles and face grave dangers as they search for a place that either can call home.

Directed by Paul Greengrass, based on the National Book Award finalist and best-selling novel by Paulette Jiles, the film also stars Elizabeth Marvel, Mare Winningham and Chukwudi Iwuji.

News of the World is set to land on the big screen in selected territories at Christmas.

Catch the new trailer above and tell us your thoughts below.